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Tombs artist page: interviews, features and/or performances archived at NPR Music

Interviews & Profiles

Producer John Congleton.

December 23, 2011 The studio utility man has his musical fingerprints all over a ton of stellar records from 2011.

Mike Hill (center) says Tombs won't have a prog-rock period, but that he wants a career trajectory akin to Swans and Neurosis.

April 29, 2011 Tombs distills a barrage of sound into something that, while familiar, is crushingly dynamic.

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Artwork from Cormorant's Dwellings.

November 30, 2011 Metallic meditations ruled Lars Gotrich's 2011, but so did knotty death-metal and "The Grain."

South of Salem dragon.

November 30, 2011 Lars Gotrich highlights the year in Swiss gondola recordings, progressive metal and dramatic drone.

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Tombs new album, Path of Totality, comes out June 7.

May 30, 2011 The Brooklyn metal trio streamlines its expansive attack using thick, controlled brushstrokes.

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Wye Oak

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